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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Afghanistan: Rule of Law and Justice Sector Assistance

Categories: Afghanistan,Drug Trafficking,Laws/Regulations

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R41484.pdf

Reports on the level of U.S. assistance to build institutions of law and justice in Afghanistan and the problems (instability, corruption, lack of educated officials, the existence of competing traditional systems of justice and the perception that well-connected Afghans are above the law) which prevent significant progress.  Also covers issues for the 112th Congress to consider.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists